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The Best Carol Burnett Movies

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List of the best Carol Burnett movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Carol Burnett's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Carol Burnett movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Carol Burnett movies will be at the top of the list. Carol Burnett has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Carol Burnett movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Carol Burnett films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Carol Burnett role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Carol Burnett performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

List is made up of many different films, including Friendly Fire and Star Spangled Salesman.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Carol Burnett movies?" and "What are the greatest Carol Burnett roles of all time?"

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  • 1
    The Front Page
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    The Front Page

    Susan Sarandon, Carol Burnett

    Released1974

    Directed byBilly Wilder

    The Front Page is a 1974 American comedy-drama film directed by Billy Wilder and starring Jack... more on Wikipedia

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    Annie
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    Annie

    Tim Curry, Bernadette Peters

    Released1982

    Directed byJohn Huston

    Annie is a 1982 American musical comedy-drama film adapted from Broadway musical of the same... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Health
    18
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    Health

    Lauren Bacall, Carol Burnett

    Released1980

    Directed byRobert Altman

    HealtH is a 1980 ensemble comedy film, the fifteenth feature project from director Robert... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Horton Hears a Who!
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    Horton Hears a Who!

    Selena Gomez, Jim Carrey

    Released2008

    Directed bySteve Martino, Jimmy Hayward

    Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! is a 2008 American computer-animated adventure comedy film... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    The Last Guy on Earth
    14
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    The Last Guy on Earth

    Elizabeth Hurley, Whoopi Goldberg

    Released2006

    Directed byJim Fitzpatrick

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  • 6
    Noises Off
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    Noises Off

    Michael Caine, Carol Burnett

    Released1992

    Directed byPeter Bogdanovich

    Noises Off is a 1992 comedy film directed by Peter Bogdanovich. The screenplay by Marty Kaplan... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    The Trumpet of the Swan
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    The Trumpet of the Swan

    Reese Witherspoon, Carol Burnett

    Released2001

    Directed byRichard Rich

    The Trumpet of the Swan is a 2001 animated film produced by Nest Family Entertainment and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Putting It Together
    9
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    Putting It Together

    Carol Burnett, John Barrowman

    Released2001

    Directed byEric D. Schaeffer, Don Roy King

    Putting It Together is a 2000 film directed by Don Roy King and Eric D. Schaeffer.Amazon_watch buy button
  • 9
    Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed?
    9
    4

    Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed?

    Carol Burnett, Dean Martin

    Released1963

    Directed byDaniel Mann

    Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? is a 1963 movie comedy starring Dean Martin, Elizabeth... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Once Upon a Mattress
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    Once Upon a Mattress

    Zooey Deschanel, Bernadette Peters

    Released2005

    Directed byKathleen Marshall

    Once Upon a Mattress is a 2005 romantic comedy film directed by Kathleen Marshall.Amazon_watch buy button

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  • 11
    Pete 'n' Tillie
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    Pete 'n' Tillie

    Carol Burnett, Cloris Leachman

    Released1972

    Directed byMartin Ritt

    Pete 'n' Tillie is a 1972 American comedy-drama film starring Walter Matthau and Carol Burnett... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Friendly Fire
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    Friendly Fire

    Carol Burnett, Sam Waterston

    Released1979

    Directed byDavid Greene

    Friendly Fire is an American television movie first broadcast on the ABC network on April 22,... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 13
    Chu Chu and the Philly Flash
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    3

    Chu Chu and the Philly Flash

    Carol Burnett, Danny Glover

    Released1981

    Directed byDavid Lowell Rich

    Chu Chu and the Philly Flash is a 1981 comedy film starring Alan Arkin, Carol Burnett, Jack... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Broadway: The Golden Age
    7
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    Broadway: The Golden Age

    Alec Baldwin, Liev Schreiber

    Released2004

    Directed byRick McKay

    Broadway: The Golden Age is a 2003 documentary film by Rick McKay, telling the story of the... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Follies in Concert
    6
    4

    Follies in Concert

    Carol Burnett, Mandy Patinkin

    Released1986

    Directed byMichael Houldey

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  • 16
    CBS Salutes Lucy: The First 25 Years
    6
    4

    CBS Salutes Lucy: The First 25 Years

    John Wayne, James Stewart

    Released1976

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  • 17
    DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp
    10
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    DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp

    Christopher Lloyd, Frank Welker

    Released1990

    Directed byBob Hathcock

    DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp is a 1990 animated feature film based on the... more on Wikipedia

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  • 18
    A Wedding
    7
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    A Wedding

    Carol Burnett, Mia Farrow

    Released1978

    Directed byRobert Altman

    A Wedding is a 1978 comedy film directed by Robert Altman, starring Desi Arnaz, Jr., Carol... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    The Four Seasons
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    The Four Seasons

    Carol Burnett, Alan Alda

    Released1981

    Directed byAlan Alda

    The Four Seasons is a 1981 romantic comedy film written and directed by and starring Alan... more on Wikipedia

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  • 20
    Love After Death
    5
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    Love After Death

    Carol Burnett, John Stamos

    Released1998

    Directed byCharles Matthau

    Love After Death is a 1998 film directed by Charles Matthau.Amazon_watch buy button
  • 21
    Post Grad
    6
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    Post Grad

    Alexis Bledel, Michael Keaton

    Released2009

    Directed byVicky Jenson

    Post Grad is a 2009 romantic comedy film directed by Vicky Jenson and starring Alexis Bledel,... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Wisecracks
    4
    3

    Wisecracks

    Wisecrack is a 1992 documentary film directed by Gail Singer.Amazon_watch buy button
  • 23
    5
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    A Bing Crosby Christmas

    Frank Sinatra, Carol Burnett

    Released2000

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  • 24
    Star Spangled Salesman
    4
    3

    Star Spangled Salesman

    Carol Burnett, Milton Berle

    Directed byNorman Maurer

    Star Spangled Salesman is a 1968 short film produced by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Arrietty
    6
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    Arrietty

    Mirai Shida, Tatsuya Fujiwara

    Released2010

    Directed byHiromasa Yonebayashi

    Arrietty, titled The Borrower Arrietty in Japan and The Secret World of Arrietty in North... more on Wikipedia

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